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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rescinded the suspension of Anyim Pius Anyim, former senate president; Ibrahim Shema, former governor of Katsina; Ayo Fayose, former governor of Ekiti, among others.

Hon. Debo Ologunagba, National Publicity Secretary of the party who announced the development in a statement on Thursday, said the party also lifted the suspension of Dennis Ityavyar (Benue), and Aslam Aliyu (Zamfara).

The PDP NWC also reversed the referral of Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue to the party’s national disciplinary committee.

The move, National Publicity Secretary of the party, said followed an extensive discussion about the recent developments in the party and the fact that the “NWC recognized the imperativeness of a total reconciliation among Party leaders and critical stakeholders for a more cohesive Party in the overall interest of our teeming members and Nigerians in general.”

Ologunagba said the decision of the Damagum leadership is “without prejudice to the powers of the NWC to take necessary disciplinary action against any member of the Party at any time pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the PDP (as amended in 2017).

“The NWC charges all leaders, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our Party across the country to be guided by the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017) as well as the new spirit and necessity of reconciliation, unity and harmony in our Party at this critical time.

“The PDP must remain focused as we continue to take every necessary action to recover the stolen mandate freely given by Nigerians to our Party and Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday February 25, 2023, at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.”


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